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Complete coverage of Texas' record heat wave of 2011

Monday, Sep 19, 2011

"Hay for Horses"

"Hay for Horses"

The Stockyards Championship Rodeo is wrangling in help for local farmers.

Monday, Sep 19, 2011

Stockyards Rodeo Hosts Hay Drive

Stockyards Rodeo Hosts Hay Drive

Stockyards Championship Rodeo announced a hay drive for drought- and wildfire-affected animals.

Friday, Sep 16, 2011

Drought Devastates Crops

Drought Devastates Crops

Local farmers are feeling the effects of the drought.

Friday, Sep 16, 2011

Rain Just a Tease for Farmers

Rain Just a Tease for Farmers

This week's rainfall was just enough to tease North Texas farmers and ranchers.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Imminent

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Imminent

The North Texas Municipal Water District will ask for Stage 3 restrictions and also wants to start pumping from Lake Texoma.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Drought Leads to Early Fall Foliage

Drought Leads to Early Fall Foliage

Hot and dry summer conditions have led to a fall staple, the changing of the colors on trees. However, some are dying.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Man Hawks Heat Wave 2011 T-Shirt

Man Hawks Heat Wave 2011 T-Shirt

Yet another out-of-work North Texan grabs the bootstraps and pulls.

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

Triple Digit Heat Returns, Ties Record

Triple Digit Heat Returns, Ties Record

North Texas has now tied the 1980 record for the most 100-degree days in a year.

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

Louisiana Governor Endorses Perry

Louisiana Governor Endorses Perry

Gov. Bobby Jindal says Gov. Rick Perry is "the candidate who can lead our party to victory in 2012."

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

Triple-Digit Heat Is Back

Triple-Digit Heat Is Back

Triple-digit heat kept many people indoors Monday.

Top Stories
5 Dead After Three Tornadoes Strike East of DFW Area
5 Dead After Three Tornadoes Strike East of DFW Area

Five people are dead and dozens more injured after the National Weather Service reported three tornadoes left a trail of damage in the Van Zandt, Henderson and Rains Counties Saturday evening.

"It's Crazy," Canton Residents Ride Out Tornado
"It's Crazy," Canton Residents Ride Out Tornado

Canton residents who rode out tornadoes that tore through Van Zandt County emerged to find total devastation Saturday night.

Help From Across State Mobilizes to Help After Tornadoes
Help From Across State Mobilizes to Help After Tornadoes

Help is on the way to three counties hard hit by tornadoes Saturday night.

Homes Damaged & Destroyed In Fruitvale
Homes Damaged & Destroyed In Fruitvale

Many homes were damaged or destroyed in Fruitvale after at least two tornadoes tore through Van Zandt County.

The Texas Thunder Truck Tracked the Storms as They Moved East
The Texas Thunder Truck Tracked the Storms as They Moved East

The Texas Thunder Truck tracked severe storms on Saturday as several tornadoes touched down in East Texas.